Philadelphia Marathon

Runners start down the Parkway to kick off the 26.2-mile 2019 Philadelphia Marathon
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Charlotte Reese
November 24, 2019 - 9:44 am
All 50 states and at least 40 more countries were represented in the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon, and 30,000 people registered for the 26.2-mile race, facing a drizzle at the very least.
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A new mural on Main Street in Manayunk, created by artist Kala Hagopian, pays tribute to both the Philadelphia Marathon and the city itself.
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Justin Udo
November 23, 2019 - 11:46 am
There's a new mural in Manayunk just in time for Sunday's Philadelphia Marathon.
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Runners lined up to start the half-marathon.
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Mike Dougherty
November 23, 2019 - 10:10 am
The 2019 Philadelphia Marathon weekend has officially begun, and the festivities started Saturday morning with the half marathon.
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Runners kicking off the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon weekend with the half marathon
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KYW Staff
November 23, 2019 - 9:25 am
The full list of closures and detours in effect this weekend due to the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon.
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People running a race.
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Justin Udo
November 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Marathon has a new program they'll unveil Sunday at the race that's aimed at helping all of its 31,000 runners cross the finish line. Read more here.
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Group of people running.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 22, 2019 - 7:59 pm
The Philadelphia Marathon race weekend is underway and thousands of runners are gearing up to hit the pavement, but new research says a large chunk of Americans aren't running a marathon anytime soon. Read more here.
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Turkey at The Bercy
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Holli Stephens
November 22, 2019 - 5:00 am
You have less than a week to finalize Thanksgiving dinner plans, and if it snuck up on you (again) this year, we’re here to help. In addition to turkey day guidance, plan your excursions with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philly and surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Black Men Run Philly
Justin Udo
November 16, 2019 - 8:00 am
The Philadelphia Marathon is about a week away, and for the thousands who participate, the race is a chance to introduce the running sport to newcomers.
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Nick Falco and Matt McAvoy at a KYW Newsradio studio.
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Justin Udo
November 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
The 26th annual Philadelphia Marathon, which brings out all sorts of runners — even those who cannot see the course — is slated to take place later this month. Read more here.
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Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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